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Obama calls student in contraception debate [ Pres feels this biggest issue facing Americans ]
AP ^ | March 2 2012 | AP

Posted on 03/02/2012 11:12:23 AM PST by NoLibZone

The White House says President Barack Obama has called a Georgetown law student whose stand on contraception coverage prompted Rush Limbaugh to deride her as a "slut" on his radio talk show.

White House spokesman Jay Carney says Obama called Sandra Fluke Friday and expressed disappointment that she was the subject of personal attacks.

Fluke testified before a House committee last week on the administration's policy requiring religion-affiliated institutions to give employees access to health insurance that covers birth control. She attracted attention because the week before, the Republican-controlled committee had rejected a request that Fluke testify.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News
KEYWORDS: contraceptionmandate; democrats; nobama2012; obama; obamafiddles; obamatruthfile; rush; sandarfluke; sandrafluke; sandytheslut; slut
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To: NoLibZone

The WH set up the contraception issue a while ago and are now rolling it out like it’s a play, with scripted events.

The beginning was Steffi’s line of questioning at one of the debates, which seemed odd at the time, but it really was Act 1, Scene 1.

This plan, coordinated in the media, sure beats having to discuss national security, sharia, natural born citizen the economy, jobs.

I set up an email account specifically for DNC propaganda emails, and they are all hitting the same note, singing the same chorus: The Republicans are planning to deny women access to birth control while the Democrats are desperately trying to expand access, in the face of great odds if you don’t donate now.

The Pubblies are drawn into this because the media sets what gets discussed. The GOP has no news outlet of their own and tend to be followers by nature. The candidates get asked questions, rather than setting out statements of policy, experience, and strengths.

21 posted on 03/02/2012 11:23:50 AM PST by DBrow
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To: NoLibZone

Ultimately, the Democrat Party is just the Death Party. It’s not just abortion. It’s the ultimate feminists’ denial of their roles as mothers and child-bearers and nurturers. Sex without consequences. Sex without Life. Men are needed for sex (usually), but otherwise they are just an imposition on their precious little feminazi lives, and their freedom to “choose.” And they want us to pay for it.

22 posted on 03/02/2012 11:26:23 AM PST by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: DBrow

Stephanopoulos should be tarred and feathered and run out of journalism.

23 posted on 03/02/2012 11:27:38 AM PST by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: NoLibZone

I don’t recall Obama and his media operatives being in any way concerned when Bill Mahr and other liberal flacks were busy calling Sarah Palin the “c” word.

24 posted on 03/02/2012 11:27:59 AM PST by FormerACLUmember
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To: NoLibZone

Obama loves this. Hate to say it but Rush played directly into their plan.

25 posted on 03/02/2012 11:28:50 AM PST by crusader71
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To: crusader71

This was indeed a “trap” set to lure out conservatives to speak out against her assertions and demands, and it was indeed a set plan to keep “contraception” in the forefront of this campaign,

but I don’t think Rush “fell for it” any more than he is simply calling them out on it by proclaiming the absurdity of the issue.

26 posted on 03/02/2012 11:31:08 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: silverleaf

Has that BOZO ever called the Family of Agent Brian A. Terry, murdered on Dec. 14, 2010? Hell NO! Call the SLUT from Georgetown University ( Catholic?) to express his remorse on what she is enduring, Hell yes!

27 posted on 03/02/2012 11:36:06 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO)
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To: NoLibZone

When can I expect him to cal me and apoligize for the misery of the last 3+ years of his reign? Smug, contrite bJ)d.

28 posted on 03/02/2012 11:38:46 AM PST by SueRae (Tale of 2 Towers - First, Isengaard (GOP-e), then, the Tower of Sauron on 11.06.2012)
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To: NoLibZone

2 professional agitators with a lot in common

29 posted on 03/02/2012 11:39:03 AM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: NoLibZone

"Yeah, I told ya them Georgetown girls are easy - why d'you think I went there?"

30 posted on 03/02/2012 11:41:19 AM PST by COBOL2Java (Mitt Romney is SEVERELY conservative - and I'm SEVERELY against giving him my vote!)
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To: NoLibZone

What did he call her?


31 posted on 03/02/2012 11:44:05 AM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: MrChips

Remember when he got his “journalism” job and CNN said they hired him to dispel the notion that CNN was in the pocket of the Dems? lol

32 posted on 03/02/2012 11:47:37 AM PST by DBrow
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To: NoLibZone

What was it that Axelrod said just after Osama was elected? Something like “we’ll never fail to take advantage of a crisis”.Something tells me that Osama,with this call,now has yet *another* option for “recreation” while our Diversity Coordinator-In-Chief is away at some $10K a night Spanish resort.

33 posted on 03/02/2012 11:49:27 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Massachusetts...proud home of *two* of Obama's illegal alien relatives!)
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To: boomop1; NoLibZone
Is this a distraction from the real issues, trying to send the train wreck president back to the white hut in Jan.


Short Chicago Tribune article (with Flukes video) supplies the salient details of the Limbaugh/Flukes firestorm, including:

"Fluke had attempted to testify last month at a congressional committee hearing on the Obama administration’s new rule requiring employers to offer health plans that include birth control coverage, but she was excluded from the panel. She testified instead at a mock hearing organized by Democratic lawmakers...."

Rush Limbaugh: Obama calls Sandra Fluke to express 'support'

Little Reported BACKGROUND: Who Is Sandra Flukes?

The GateWay Pundit now linking to same source as thread below:

THREAD: Sandra Fluke’s Appearance Is No Fluke ( Rush & the Slut Fluke, Mega Leftist)

Sandra Fluke’s Appearance Is No Fluke

Posted by on Mar 02, 2012 at 10:49 am

For me the interesting part of the story is the ever-evolving “coed”. I put that in quotes because in the beginning she was described as a Georgetown law student. It was then revealed that prior to attending Georgetown she was an active women’s right advocate. In one of her first interviews she is quoted as talking about how she reviewed Georgetown’s insurance policy prior to committing to attend, and seeing that it didn’t cover contraceptive services, she decided to attend with the express purpose of battling this policy.

During this time, she was described as a 23-year-old coed. Magically, at the same time Congress is debating the forced coverage of contraception, she appears and is even brought to Capitol Hill to testify. This morning, in an interview with Matt Lauer on the Today show, it was revealed that she is 30 years old, NOT the 23 that had been reported all along.

In other words, folks, you are being played. She has been an activist all along and the Dems were just waiting for the appropriate time to play her.

While she is described as a “third year law student” they always fail to mention that she is also the past president of Law Students for Reproductive Justice.

July 30 2011

Does your campus’s LSRJ chapter face opposition in regard to facilitating a comprehensive conversation about reproductive justice? Well mine definitely does! While my campus has a mix of people with different backgrounds, and a rich liberal arts community, the Midwest doesn’t exactly scream bleeding liberal. Some LSRJ chapters at conservative campuses face opposition in the form of other, more conservative, student run organizations; some face it from their administrations, and others from their peers, or the community in general. Whatever the opposition is, it can be incredibly frustrating and disheartening.

The question is, how do we combat this conservative opposition and oppression, in order to facilitate a discussion and educate others about the RJ movement? I am obviously not alone in facing these problems, as Sandra Fluke of Georgetown lead a packed room in a discussion on this question at the first Issue Caucus that I attended at the Leadership Institute, LSRJ’s national conference at Berkeley.

While no solution was definitively reached, and I personally don’t begin to have the “right” answer, I was really charged by the discussion and feel many great ideas were presented. Some campus chapters decided to take an adversarial approach, feeling it important to use those “scary” words the opposition fears.

Further background research on Ms Fluke reveals that she got her start in government in New York in 2009.

Sandra Fluke’s professional background in domestic violence and human trafficking began with Sanctuary for Families in New York City. There, she launched the agency’s pilot Program Evaluation Initiative. While at Sanctuary, she co-founded the New York Statewide Coalition for Fair Access to Family Court, which after a twenty-year stalemate, successfully advocated for legislation granting access to civil orders of protection for unmarried victims of domestic violence, including LGBTQ victims and teens. Sandra was also a member of the Manhattan Borough President’s Taskforce on Domestic Violence and numerous other New York City and New York State coalitions that successfully advocated for policy improvements impacting victims of domestic violence.

As the 2010 recipient of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Fran Kandel Public Interest Grant, she researched, wrote, and produced an instructional film on how to apply for a domestic violence restraining order in pro per. She has also interned with the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking; Polaris Project; Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County; Break the Cycle; the Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project; NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund; Crime Victim and Sexual Assault Services; and the Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County.

Through Georgetown’s clinic programs, Sandra has proposed legislation based on fact-finding in Kenya regarding child trafficking for domestic work, and has represented victims of domestic violence in protection order cases. Sandra is the Development Editor of the Journal of Gender and the Law, and served as the President of Law Students for Reproductive Justice, and the Vice President of the Women’s Legal Alliance. In her first year, she also co-founded a campus committee addressing human trafficking. Cornell University awarded her a B. S. in Policy Analysis & Management, as well as Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies in 2003.

My only question is, how does someone go from being a champion of domestic violence issues to an expert of women’s reproductive health issues?

34 posted on 03/02/2012 3:38:45 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: NoLibZone
The *real* question, btw, is :

Why isn't her *boyfriend* paying for the contraceptive?

He's the one c**ing inside her, not me.

Oh, she's sleeping around? #OccupySandra


35 posted on 03/03/2012 4:31:33 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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Hey, maybe he called her for a date.
No wait, on second thought.....

Hell, maybe Bill Clinton called her.
Hillary too.

36 posted on 03/03/2012 4:52:36 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: Talisker

She was already on the phone with Hillary...

37 posted on 03/03/2012 4:53:25 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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